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Hot Spring County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The Hot Spring County Detention Center is located in Malvern, Arkansas. The current facility was opened in 2009. The jail staff includes Captain Fred Phillips, Sergeant Dustin Burnett, and Jailers Tina Eaton, Cayden Berlan, Robert Bowman, Kendra McClaran, Leo Runnels, Ashley Whittecar, Dona Wright, Joshua Healthcock, and Dana Heide.

1 Detention Lane
Malvern, AR 72104

Phone: 501-332-7410
Fax: 501-332-3594

Inmate rosters for many Arkansas county jails are available online at VineLink. Information provided includes inmates’ names, identifying details, and locations, arrest, charge, booking, and bond information, and mugshots, when available.

How to Send Money

To add funds to an inmate’s commissary account, go to, click commissary deposit, and enter the inmate’s ID number or last name. Credit and debit cards are accepted.

Visitation Hours

Video visitation is available at the Hot Spring county jail. Visitation is operated by NCIC. To schedule visits, go to their website and create an account. Select the Hot Spring County facility and the inmate to be visited. Requests must initially be confirmed. Call 1-800-943-2189 for assistance.

Hot Spring County Sheriff Information

The current Sheriff is Scott Finkbeiner and the Chief Deputy is Shane Davis. The staff includes over 15 deputies. Administration is run by Deputy Clerks Jaimie Henson and Barbara Booth. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm.

215 East Highland St. #119
Malvern, Arkansas 72104

Phone: 501-332-3671
Fax: 501-332-7415

Hot Spring Count is located in southwest Arkansas and has a total area of 622 square miles. Malvern is the largest city and county seat. In 2020, the population was 33,040.

Crime Statistics
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Hot Spring County violent crime is 18.4. (The US average is 22.7)
Hot Spring County property crime is 34.4. (The US average is 35.4)

Hot Spring County Public Records Information

Sheriff’s Office records are public information under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and copies are available for a nominal fee. Requests should provide the name, address, phone number, and ID information of the person requesting the records, the date of the request, and a detailed description of the records requested. They may be submitted in person or by mail, email, or fax.

ATTN: FOIA Request
215 E. Highland Ave
Malvern, AR 72104

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That cost doubles if the information needs to be printed, redacted, and printed again for consumer pick-up or receipt by mail. There is also a charge to mail records, which must be paid before the records are sent.

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